And Then We Danced
First screened in October 2019
Director: Levan Akin. Cast: Levan Gelbakhiani, Bachi Valishvili, Ana Javakishvili, Giorgi Tsereteli, Kakha Gogidze, Aleko Begalishvili, Tamar Bukhnikashvili, Marika Gogichaishvili, Ana Makharadze, Levan Gabrava, Ninutsa Gabisonia. Screenplay: Levan Akin.

Twitter Capsule: Too genre-obedient through the middle, but the start, the recalibrated end, and the strong camera elevate it.

VOR:   Late, unexpected refocusing on the fraternal tie complicates, thank goodness, much of what preceded. Controversies in Georgia prove this is risky.

Photo © 2019 French Quarter Film/Takes Film

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Chicago International Film Festival: Audience Award for Best International Feature; Q-Hugo (Best LGBTQ Film)

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